From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
On 12 March, Adel Khadri, a twenty-seven year old cigarette street vendor, set himself on fire on Tunis’ main street, Habib Bourguiba Avenue. According to eyewitnesses, Khadri shouted: “This is a young man who sells cigarettes because of unemployment,” before setting himself on fire. Khadri passed away early this morning at Ben Arous’ Burns Hospital. Collective blog Nawaat reports [fr]: Le jeune vendeur à la sauvette qui, désespéré par ses conditions de vie, ...Keep Reading »
Afef Abrougui reports on censorship and freedom of expression related stories in Tunisia for Index on Censorship. Afef is a recent graduate from the High Institute of Human Sciences of Tunis. Her interests include media studies, filmmaking, photography, reading and travelling. Follow Afef on Twitter: @AfefTN
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